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we invite you to check out raw video from the scene -- and a photo gallery showing this fire on the home page of our website -- fox six now dot com, or your fox six news mobile app. one firefighter was injured fighting an apartment fire in sheboygan falls. officials responded to the call on happy lane near falls parc drive just after 11. the two story apartment building was engulfed in flames when they arrived.p was unoccupied at the time. they say the cause of the fire is being investigated-- but appears to be accidental. we are following breaking news out of new york.. a man is trying to scale the all-glass face of trump tower in new york city using suction cups. this is a live look .. police officers have smashed windows and broken through ventilation ducts to try and stop his progress. officers are also trying to
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platform. the 58-story building is headquarters to the republican presidential nominee's campaign. he also lives there. hillary clinton's lead over donald trump -- now 15 points in wisconsin. that's what the new marquette law school poll shows. it comes a day before trump's running mate returns to wisconsin -- political reporter theo keith -- in the newsroom with the latest numbers. i've cover polls and you do not often hear the audience gasp when the number is released. that is what happened today. franklin: its now a 15 point margin audience: wow! the audience reaction to the marquette poll results tells the story. hillary clinton surges to a 15-point lead among people who say they're going to vote in november. the lead was only four points a month
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charles franklin, compared the numbers to president barack obama's victory here in 2008. but he cautioned -- this election is far from over. this does seem in line with the kind of margin that we saw here in 08. now its a wide-open question between now and november what happens to this, right? it comes at a turbulent time for trump. tuesday, during a rally in north carolina, he said hillary clinton wanted to essentially abolish creating the latest controversy. if she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do folks. although the second amendment people, maybe there is. i dont know some have interpreted that as trump suggesting violence against clinton. congressman sean duffy, a trump supporter, blamed the media for blowing up the comment. but duffy says trump has to get on track by sticking to his economic and national security message . that sits squarely with the trump
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focused, be more scripted and be more disciplined among registered voters, which includes people who plan to vote and those who might not, clinton's lead is 10. she maintains that lead even when third-party candidates are included. libertarian gary johnson sits at just 9 percent in wisconsin. he would need to get to 15 percent in national polls to get into the debates. mary thanks theo poll also show democratic candidate for senate russ feingold holding his lead in the u-s senate race. among registered voters -- 49 percent support feingold... while 43 percent support republican incumbent ron johnson. however among likely voters -- feingold leads with 53 percent support compared to johnson's 42 percent. feingold's lead with likely voters has grown by 6 points since july.
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results -- including governor scott walker's approval rating -- on the home page of our website -- fox six now dot com, or your fox six news mobile app. we have linked to the july poll for comparison. wisconsin's controversial voter i-d law is back in federal court. today -- an appeals court stayed a previous ruling which struck down parts of the law. judge lynn adelman had issued an injunction last month which would allow people to vote without an i-d... only if they signed an affadavit saying they could not get an id. today that exception. the appeals court in chicago today argued adelman's decision would eventually be reversed on appeal -- and would disrupt voting in the state. politics take a personal turn in a local race. a candidate for state assembly files a restraining order against the husband of her opponent. fox6's myra sanchick talked to both sides and joins us live from humboldt park.
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christine sinicki raised some angry words and some court action. this race was very personal. i've never dealt with an election like this before this election the incumbent state representative from district 20 went to police. it came after a confrontation with her opponent's julie meyer's husband at a sinicki fundraiser at humboldt park last week. sinicki's son recorded it. my opponents join us and it was very clear he wanted to try to cause some trouble but julie meyer, who lost the tuesday election to sinicki, says her husband and young son coincidentally ended up at humboldt park, the same time sinicki's supporters were there. he was out all day with my son. they were taking a break from knocking on doors all day at humbodt park garden while rep sinicki was giving her speech she invited him over and initiated the confrontation. her
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husband as mike meyer was leaving mr meyer started yelling come on big guy cmon tough guy christine sinicki says police suggested she get a restraining order against julie meyers husband. she did. the political newcomer and the incumbent do agree on one thing. it's not politics as usual anymore. this is not the way politics should be. it's absurd , outrageous . you look at what's happening nationally . no body talks about issues anymore. it's all namecalling and fingerpointing christine sinicki says she got for the next few days and won't ask for a permanent one or take it further. julie meyer says she plans to run for office again. live in milwaukee myra sanchick fox6 news
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-- but not guilty by reason of insanity -- after he was convicted for attempting to abduct a 7 year old girl. 26-year-old marquis johnson was sentenced in court today to 25 years commitment to a state mental health facility. police say johnson grabbed a 7 year old girl outside of her home near 17th and highland back in july of 20-15. the girl fought back and got away -- johnson was later identified by surveillance cameras. johnson il a sex offender. in just a matter of days, thieves stole around four thousand dollars worth of gas from a local gas station. police need your help in catching them. fox6s rachelle baillon is live at the caledonia police department with more. good evening. on three separate occasions these thieves got away with a combined 1,300 gallons of premium gasoline. and authorities are still trying to figure out
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thieves have been pulling into this caledonia b-p and ripping off thousands of dollars worth of premium gasoline. 'we found in the camera these three days.' police say on july 25th, 27th and august 3rd, thieves made off with more than 1,300 gallons of gas. the stations owner, joy peter, shared the surveillance video with us. you can see the same red chevy van pull up to the pump each time. peter says he monitors how much gas the station sells and noticed the numbers didnt match with how much gas had been pumped out. he spotted the thieves on his surveillance camera footage. he says in each instance, theyre on the property at least half an hour, taking around 400 gallons each visit. authorities think the suspects have large holding tanks or 55-gallon drums in the van that theyre filling up. 'we lost almost around 4,000 dollars.' police say theyre not aware of any other stations being targeted, but say this b-ps location may have been a factor. it sits right
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around the block to reach the entrance. police say the thieves appear to have some sort of device that allows them to bypass the gas pumps credit card reader.....essentially allowing them to hack into the pump without paying. 'our system nothing showing but only monitor say quickly dropped this much gas.' police say there are two other vehicles that may be involved: a dark colored chevy suburban and a white cadillac escalade. if you recognize any of the people involved or have information about them, youre asked to contact live tonight in caledonia, rachelle baillon fox6 news. get a closer look at the suspects in this case on our website -- fox six now dot com, or your fox six news mobile app. simply search "gas." a madison man under arrest -- after he live-streamed what authorities are calling "terroristic threats against police." what he said -- and how new york police helped find him.
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who has spent half a century keeping the wisconsin state fair safe. this week, he gets ready for his last shift. we have more heat on the way along with a chance for thunderstorms. i'll show you when the best chance will be
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when the oil billionaire koch brothers call senator johnson... [ cellphone ringing ] ...what do you think they talk about? how the koch brothers' companies polluted wisconsin, even green bay, as he voted their way 90% of the time and supported special tax breaks for big oil polluters? whatever senator johnson and the koch brothers talk about, it probably isn't you. edf action is responsible
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over the past 165 years of the wisconsin state fair.. there's been a lot changes.. of course.. some things stay the same. krystle kacner introduces us to someone who's been a staple there.. for nearly a half century... krystle kacner joins us live from the fair to explain one of those new things this year these -metal detectors. but something that's been here a lot longer keeping you safe --for years -- lieutenant friberg free-berg the last time i cam to the fair and had a chance to walk around was 1973 yet greg friberg hasn't missed a single day of wisconsin's state fair for almost 50 years... he just hasn't walked the grounds.... ive seen it from
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get them into the exhibit hall he's a lieutenant with the state fair mounted patrol weve worked just about everything in the park, from routine patrol work and public relations to heavy situations to big crowds that started to get out of line this year.. is his last though... he's retiring. here in the park, its family. its not like another job. there's something special here," the feeling is mutual... hes a man of honor , he has the badge of valor and purple he co-workers... when you have a following of your peers and the people you work thats one thing but when you have the general public coming the fair year after year , that follow and know this man and come to home to wish him a happy retirement , that is something that something that is absolutely unique in law enforcement." and its' those people.. those fairgoers...
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i've met thousands and thousands of people here at the park over the years and maybe made a few of them happy just doing it " friberg is retiring after 42 years here at the fair. before this.. he was a new berlin police officer for over 40 years... he says while he will miss it, he is looking forward to what retirement will bring.. and that he'll back here next year... with his family... but .. on foot. the wisconsin state fair continues through sunday! you'll find everything you need to know before you go on the lin six now dot com, or your fox six news mobile app. ted thanks krystle it's time for your news and weather together. the wisconsin department of health announcing today there are no locally transmitted cases of the zika virus in wisconsin. less than 20 people have
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is no sign mosquitoes could transmit it to someone else. state officials say they are continuing to work on their prevention and response plans for dealing with the zika virus. a 21-year-old is injured in a crash this morning in milwaukee. police say the man was driving near 6th and college when he collided with a tractor trailer. the driver of the tractor trailer was turning at the time of the crash. the 21-year-old remains in the hospital with serious injuries. officers arrest a madison man -- after they say he live-streamed "terrorist old raynarldo glenn faced a judge tuesday. police say glenn posted the threatening message on periscope over the weekend. on the video, glenn speaks of retaliation for last year's fatal police shooting of unarmed teen suspect tony robinson. a new york police officer saw the video on social media. he contacted madison police, and glenn was found and arrested. traffic i 94 westbound open now --after
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toss to tom wx deck weather mostly clear and muggy tonigh the 70s. patchy fog is possible overnight. hot and humid on thursday with a chance for afternoon t-storms. highs around 90 with heat indices around 97. thunderstorm chances increase thursday night. we have a continued chance for
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heat indices in the mid-90s. dry, but humid on saturday with a heat index around 90. cooler and less humid sunday with a high around 80. tonight: mostly clear. patchy fog overnight. low: 72 dewpoint: 70 wind: se 5 mph thursday: heat index: 97. increasing chance for afternoon t-storms. higher chances at night. high: 90 dewpoint: 72 wind: se 5-10 mph friday: heat index: 94. breezy, hot and humid with a chance for t-storms. am low: 74 high: 86 dewpoint: 74 wind: wsw
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partly sunny, still warm and humid. am low: 70 high: 85 dewpoint: 70 wind: nw 5-10 mph sunday: mostly sunny, cooler and less humid. am low: 65 high: 80 dewpoint: 64 wind: nw 5-10 mph monday: mostly sunny. am low: 63 high: 78 mph tuesday: mostly sunny. am low: 62 high: 79 dewpoint: 61 wind: se 5-10
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about a man who helped make this tv station what it is today. longtime tv 6 general manager andy potos died over night--he was 89. potos--a milwaukee native was a one-time high school teacher who came to work executive in 1961. he was general manager from 1981 until his retirement in 1996. andy was brash and bold. loud but loyal--he always got straight to the point. so many people on-air and behind the scenes were hired during his time in charge. we're all saddened by his loss--but grateful for his leadership. our condolensces to his family. school starts as soon as next
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how the superintendent is calling on teachers -- to set an example for the entire nation. plus -- the problems found during a year long civil rights investigation into the baltimore police department -- and how the city has to
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feingold: i'm russ feingold and i approve this message. johnson: i've always said i'll be the calmest guy on my election night. i win either way. narrator: if he loses, senator johnson falls back on the eo. a big corporate payout for him. johnson: i've always said... i win either way. narrator: if he wins, he gets another six years to support tax loopholes and bad trade deals that ship jobs overseas. all to benefit corporations and multi-millionaires like him. johnson: i win either way.
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breaking news out of new york.. this is a live look ..as a man is trying to scale the
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cups. police officers have smashed windows and broken through ventilation ducts to try and stop his progress. officers are also trying to reach him try and stop his progress. officers are also trying to reach him using a window washer's platform. police have inflated a giant cushion on the street and an elevated level of the building. the 58-story building is headquarters to the republican nominee's campaign. he also lives there. school starts next week for some m-p-s students. and today...the superintendent kicked off the new year...sharing her vision for the future with their teachers. fox6s deandra corinthios has the details. teachers cheer inside the auditorium at reagan high school
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for mps' international baccalaureate schools. in the crowd...faces from reagan high school...rufus king...pulaski...and alba school. the event begins...recognizing accomplishments rufus king cheerleaders took the state title this past year then...a students speech "mps doesnt just teach the common core, it gives us something more important than that...hope" brings a standing ovation but the festivities are followed by business... superintendent calls on these teachers -- at schools leading the way in the district. and in the nation -- to set an example for others. "its going to take a lot of grit a lot of determination a lot of hard work" driver shares her vision for the future it includes expanding mps arts and athletics programs ..improving math scores...and closing the education gap between students of different races. "our biggest challenge is that we have not effectively educated our students of color, we have got to fix that " her final message... "it's going to take everybody in this room." to take mps to the next level.. "this is our year" "all of these teachers and students will be back at mps ib schools on
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the school year. reporting in milwaukee deandra corinthios
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we are contiuing to follow breaking news out of new york.. this is a live look ..as a man is trying to scale the
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cups. police officers have smashed windows and broken through ventilation ducts to try and stop his progress. officers are also trying to reach him using a window washer's platform. police have inflated a giant cushion on the street and an elevated level building is headquarters to the republican presidential nominee's campaign. he also lives there. the department of justice today releasing a scathing report of the baltimore police department -- after a year of investigating. among the findings -- a culture of racism and the over-use of force by officers. fox's joel waldman has the

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